Testino, who has a longstanding relationship with the royal family, told The Telegraph that it was all a matter of timing: “I waited a long time, an hour or two, to make that picture perfect. But, I wasn’t totally satisfied. Then, when I’d finished the shoot, they were about to leave, and they suddenly hugged in front of a radiator. I took my camera and that was the picture that ran everywhere — it was spontaneous emotion…you could see they were completely in love.” Did you hear that? It’s the sound of our hearts melting just a teeny, tiny bit.
And, the photographer makes it clear the future queen of England is not a pale imitation of the much-missed Diana, princess of Wales — as if we didn't know that already. As Testino explains, “Kate, she is beautiful in a different way: She radiates happiness. She is comfortable in her love.” We couldn’t agree more. It is a real pleasure to see Kate’s style evolve, and we’re pretty sure we aren’t anywhere near finished